Directors

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/jerry-yang'>Jerry Yang</a>
Jerry YangExecutive Director
After receiving his Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education, Jerry became Assistant Professor at a local university in his native Taiwan. That was fun for a while. But Jerry wanted to put all that good child development theory...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/easter-calvit'>Easter Calvit</a>
Easter CalvitProgram Director
Easter Calvit joined Kai Ming in June 2015. She brings a background of working many years with children and families living in poverty. She has experience in working in Early Head Start/Head Start Regional...

Service Area

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/lauren-jones'>Lauren Jones</a>
Lauren JonesHealth/Nutrition Manager
Lauren Jones joined Kai Ming Head Start in July 2015 as the Health and Nutrition Coordinator. In this role she makes sure children are healthy and safe so they can effectively engage in learning...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/brigitte-latouf'>Brigitte Latouf</a>
Brigitte LatoufEducation Manager
Brigitte is originally from Germany and came to San Francisco in 1985. She was first a parent volunteer in a Head Start classroom before she realized she had fallen...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/susanna-leung'>Susanna Leung</a>
Susanna LeungFacilities Manager
Susanna joined the Kai Ming team in 2000. First as a Teacher then as a Site Manager, she stepped up to become the Disabilities/Mental Health Manager and held this position for 4 years...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/sarah-sun'>Sarah Sun</a>
Sarah SunEducation Manager
Sarah Sun joined Kai Ming Head Start in November 2011 as the Program Specialist. In May 2014, she took on the Education Manager role...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/phranda-wolfe'>Phranda Wolfe</a>
Phranda WolfeFCP Manager
Phranda is currently the Family Community Partnership (FCP) Manager at Kai Ming Head Start. Prior to joining the Kai Ming family, Phranda played the roles as director, area manager and co-director with...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/vivian-wong'>Vivian Wong</a>
Vivian WongEarly Learning Coach
Vivian is a Kai Ming Head Start success story! She attended Kai Ming for two years of preschool, and her mom also worked for Kai Ming as an associate teacher for 13...

Administration

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/eda-wei'>Eda Wei</a>
Eda WeiAccounting Clerk
Eda, who has been on the job for 6 years, is our super duper Accounting Clerk. She handles the payroll and the accounting records (that’s all we need to know but let's...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/may-zhao'>May Zhao</a>
May ZhaoOffice Clerk
May is our expert Office Clerk. She got her start with us as a volunteer. She then went into a part-time position and later a full-time position. You go girl! So what does May do? Answer: ...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/fatima-sequeira'>Fatima Sequeira</a>
Fatima SequeiraExecutive Assistant
Fatima Sequeira is a seasoned Executive Assistant with over 20 years of Head Start/Early Head Start experience...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/sabrina-dong'>Sabrina Dong</a>
Sabrina DongHR Manager
Sabrina joined Kai Ming Head Start as the HR Coordinator in August 2014. Big or small, she is in charge of all HR-related matters at Kai Ming...

Administrative Coordinator
Wing joined Kai Ming Head Start in June 2015 as an Administrative Coordinator. Before joining Kai Ming Head Start, he was a special education paraprofessional in San Francisco...

Finance Manager
Jeff joined Kai Ming Head Start as the Finance Manager in January 2015. After graduating from college...

Site Managers

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/evelyn-bandelaria'>Evelyn Bandelaria</a>
Evelyn started her career at Kai Ming Head Start in 2009 as a Lead Teacher at North Beach Center. She was then promoted to Site Manager at Kai Ming Richmond...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/nesanna-lee'>Nesanna Lee</a>
Nesanna LeeNorth Beach
Nesanna graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics with an emphasis on Child development and she holds...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/jee-young-cha'>Jee Young Cha</a>
Jee Young Cha has been involved in early childhood education since 1996. She holds a BA in Early Childhood Education from Towson University in Maryland and...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/shirley-chiu'>Shirley Chiu</a>
Shirley grew up in Canton, China and moved to San Francisco after working as a preschool teacher for five years. She has a BA degree in Child...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/bi-juan-huang'>Bi Juan Huang</a>
Bi started working with young children since she was a teenager. Over the years, in her journey of working in the early childhood education field, she has been a Substitute Teacher, a Teacher...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/carmen-ngan'>Carmen Ngan</a>
Carmen is the Site Manager for Sunset center. She has a BA degree in Child and Adolescent development from San Francisco State University. When her son was attending Kai Ming...

 

Lead Teachers

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/josefina-osias'>Josefina Osias</a>
Josefina OsiasMultiple Centers
Josie's journey with Head Start began as a Parent Volunteer when her daughter was a student at Head Start. After a few month of volunteering in the classroom...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/rowena-velasco'>Rowena Velasco</a>
Rowena holds a program director's permit and is currently the Lead Teacher of Geary Center. She has a Master of Arts (Educational Management)...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/shelley-leshin'>Shelley Leshin</a>
Shelley graduated magnum cum laude with a BA from Indiana University in 2009 where she studied communication and culture, with a minor in art history...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/li-mei-deng'>Li Mei Deng</a>
Li Mei DengNorth Beach
Li Mei received her AA degree from College of Southern Idaho in 1996 majoring in Child Development. During her study there she had an internship at the Twin...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/yu-ming-chiu'>Yu Ming Chiu</a>
Yu Ming ChiuNorth Beach

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/winnie-wang'>Winnie Wang</a>
Winnie WangRainbow Center

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/kelly-li'>Kelly Li</a>
Kelly LiRichmond
Kelly came to Kai Ming Head Start in 1999 with a BA degree in Art from China, where she had taught art to children ages 5-8 in a large government program...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/elisa-bui'>Elisa Bui</a>
Elisa BuiSt. Luke's
Elisa has been working with children ranging from toddlers to school age for over 15 years in privately and publicly funded programs. She feels truly privileged and delighted....

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/amy-cheng'>Amy Cheng</a>
Amy ChengSt. Luke's
Amy graduated from San Francisco State University with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been in the field of early childhood education...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/aileen-mui'>Aileen Mui</a>
Aileen graduated with Master degrees in Early Childhood General and Special Education from City University of New York at Hunter College. She has worked with children...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/frank-gallo'>Frank Gallo</a>
Frank was born in Philadelphia but moved to San Francisco in 1976. He received a BA in Psychology but realized that he wanted to teach children and be a part of their lives....

Family Advocates

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/mei-huang'>Mei Huang</a>
Mei HuangBroadway
Mei has worked at Kai Ming for over 10 years. She has worked as an Assistant Teacher and Lead Teacher across various Kai Ming centers before stepping into her...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/timothy-davis'>Timothy Davis</a>
Timothy DavisBroadway & St. Luke's

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/xiu-yu'>Xiu Yu</a>
Xiu YuGeary
Xiu has been working at Kai Ming Head Start for seven years now. She started as an Administrative Assistant for a short period of time and then filled the position of Family Advocate...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/sonia-heung'>Sonia Heung</a>
Sonia HeungNorth Beach
After graduation with her Bachelors in Business Administration, Sonia joined Kai Ming Head Start in 1990. She now oversees the recruitment of families and enrollment...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/shuling-huang'>Shuling Huang</a>
Shuling has been working at Kai Ming since January 2007 where she started as the Administrative Assistant at the main office, being the first face a family usually...

<a href='http://kaiming.org/headstart/our-staff/venus-kong'>Venus Kong</a>
Venus has been working for Kai Ming Head Start as a Family Advocate for many years. She holds a BA degree in Social Work from San Francisco State University....